Training Project Managers Who Build The World's Most Complex ShipsProject Management Training In a weak economy such as the one the world is experiencing now, project success is even more important. Projects are under more scrutiny than ever before, as tighter budgetary pressures are requiring projects to be completed with fewer resources. As a result, today’s project managers must get it right the rst time, every time. To do this, they need expert skill, stellar interpersonal skills, and an effective network. Reed can provide project management focused training to enhance project manager skills, tools, and processes for improved business results from corporate initiatives. From seminars to workshops, Reed’s project management training is designed to empower participants to manage their projects from initial planning to successful completion — on time, within budget, and without surprises. manager skills, tools, and processes for improved business results from organizational initiatives. Reed’s project management training is designed to empower participants to manage their projects from initial planning to successful completion – on time, within budget, and without surprises. PMI, PMP, CAPM, PMBOK and the PMI Registered Education Provider logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. RLI TrainingAcquisitionProject ManagementProgram ManagementSystems EngineeringLeadershipCustomized TrainingFind Out MoreHaven’t found the answer you’re looking for? Or, just want to find out more? Click here to contact us. We want to hear from you. Available Training Jump to: 1. Introduction to Project Management (7 CLPs/PDUs) 2. Fundamentals of Project Management (21 CLPs/PDUs) 3. Fundamentals of Earned Value Management (21 CLPs/PDUs) 4. Introduction to Risk Management (7 CLPs/PDUs) 5. Fundamentals of Risk Management (21 CLPs/PDUs) 6. Project Monitoring and Controlling (21 CLPs/PDUs) 7. Managing Project Procurement (21 CLPs/PDUs) 8. Project and Systems Integration (21 CLPs/PDUs) Jump to: 9. Project Cost Management (21 CLPs/PDUs) 10. Project Leadership and Team Dynamics (21 CLPs/PDUs) 11. Lean Project Management (21 CLPs/PDUs) 12. Project Management Using Microsoft Project (21 CLPs/PDUs) 13. Advanced Project Management (21 CLPs/PDUs) 14. Recovering Troubled Projects (21 CLPs/PDUs) 15. Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam Prep (21 CLPs/PDUs) 16. Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep (35 CLPs/PDUs) 1 1. Introduction To Project Management The 1-day Introduction to Project Management course provides students with a working knowledge of the basic terminology, process, and practice of project management. Participants will learn the basics of how to define and manage scope through the creation of a detailed work breakdown structure, create a realistic project schedule and budget, develop and manage the project stakeholders, identify and manage risks, and understand the project monitoring and control processes. This course is intended for those who have not yet had project management experience, as well as those who need refresher training in the fundamentals of project management. (7 CLPs/PDUs) 2 2. Fundamentals Of Project Management The 3-day Fundamentals of Project Management course concentrates on the general methodology of managing a project from concept to operational use, with emphasis on the functions and the roles and responsibilities of the Project Manager. This course uses the structured project management framework of initiation, planning, execution, control, and formal closing, with real-world tips to ensure project success. The course focuses on practical tools and techniques that can be applied immediately on the job to increase performance. Participants will experience hands-on training in which they are formed into groups where they identify a class project and are assigned to make decisions required of the Project Manager in the execution of the project. (21 CLPs/PDUs) 3 3. Fundamentals Of Earned Value Management (EVM) The 3-day Fundamentals of Earned Value Management (EVM) course provides an introduction to EVM’s basic concepts and terminology. Participants will learn how to effectively monitor and control projects throughout project management life cycle using EVM. Participants will learn tools and techniques to identify potential cost and schedule overruns, and how to effectively compare actual work accomplished against baseline schedules and cost. Armed with this data, participants will learn to identify early warning indicators to gain greater insight into potential risk areas and prepare more accurate completion time and cost forecasts. Finally, participants will be introduced to change management and control, including the recognition, implementation and differentiation between product scope and project scope changes. By applying all available tools, students will be able to recognize what must be done to successfully implement and use EVM for successful project monitoring and control. (21 CLPs/PDUs) 4 4. Introduction To Risk Management The 1-day Introduction to Risk Management course provides a introduction to the risk management process by providing an overview of each step in the overall activity. The planning process, the identi cation of risks, risk sources, and creation of valid risk statements are described to provide a fundamental understanding of the initial steps in implementing a risk process. This course explores the concept of risk management to include schedule, budget, and technical risk including technology assessment. students will be introduced to methodologies assessing the risks with each life-cycle phase and will discuss how to respond to them. This course is suited for those who have not yet had risk management experience, as well as those who need refresher training in the fundamentals of risk management. (7 CLPs/PDUs) 5 5. Fundamentals Of Risk Management The 3-day Fundamentals of Risk Management course guides participants risk management process by detailing each step in the overall activity. The planning process is emphasized to show the importance of developing and maintaining a Risk Management Plan throughout the life of the project. Identi cation of risks, risk sources, and creation of valid risk statements are described thoroughly to ensure a complete understanding of the initial steps in implementing a risk process. Qualitative assessment and quantitative analysis methods are demonstrated through criteria establishment, risk prioritization, and response development. Finally, risk closure methods and tracking options are provided to ensure overall management and follow-through on each phase of the process. Participants will learn how to recognize and characterize risky situations, assess their potential adverse consequences, reduce selected adverse consequences, monitor and control risk performance, and ensure success even in the face of uncertainties. Participants will explore schedule, budget, and technical risk including technology assessment, and will learn methods assessing the risks with each life-cycle phase and how to respond properly to them. (21 CLPs/PDUs) 6 6. Project Monitoring And Controlling The 3-day Project Monitoring and Control course provides participants with reasons for employing Earned Value Management (EVM) and introduces the dynamic aspects and processes associated with managing EVM within a project. This course explores proven methodologies for monitoring and controlling projects throughout project management life cycles. Participants will learn techniques to identify potential cost and schedule overruns through various examples and discussions and will learn to effectively compare actual work accomplished against baseline schedules and cost allowing for an easier tracking of project progress. By the end of this course, participants will have an in-depth understanding of how to monitor and control project cost, risk, and performance, how to control project change, and how to successfully report project performance. (21 CLPs/PDUs) 7 7. Managing Project Procurement The 3-day Managing Project Procurement course provides participants with an understanding of the procurement process as it relates to project management in a wide variety of environments. Frequently, the project team will act as both the buyer and seller of products or services, especially for large contracts that include subcontractors or other vendors. The procurement planning process incorporates decisions regarding make vs. buy and the type of contract to use. Solicitation and source selection focus on external procurements and help participants to understand the use of the statement of work, common solicitation documents, seller evaluation criteria, pricing, and contract law considerations. The contract administration process addresses seller performance and payment on external procurements. The closing process covers contract completion, termination, and disputes. (21 CLPs/PDUs) 8 8. Project And Systems Integration The 3-day Project and Systems Integration course introduces participants to how people, processes, tools, and systems are brought together in harmonious interoperation to maximize their ef ciency and effectiveness. Key project management concepts are outlined and the course demonstrates how to apply them to the systems engineering process in order to optimize product design and development. (21 CLPs/PDUs) 9 9. Project Cost Management The 3-day Project Cost Management course enhances students focus on the critical aspects of managing project costs. Because no organization has unlimited time, money, or resources, it should evaluate the bene ts and costs of all activities as it relates to other potential projects. This includes an analysis of both the nancial viability and non- nancial issues. Participants will review basic nancial terms and concepts that in uence project selection decisions. (21 CLPs/PDUs) 10 10. Project Leadership And Team Dynamics The 3-day Project Leadership and Team Dynamics course integrates project management and leadership theory and applies both disciplines to day-to-day practice for project managers. This course places special emphasis on personal strategies for developing a participant’s leadership skills in a project management context by integrating the theory of leadership with a special emphasis on understanding the role and responsibilities of a project manager. (21 CLPs/PDUs) 11 11. Lean Project Management The 3-day Lean Project Management course focuses on applying lean principles to the project management process to eliminate non-value added activities from any project. The techniques of lean product development are explored in detail, with a practical methodology to apply the concepts of Lean Thinking to real project and product development work situations. The course will teach participants techniques for doing more with less – less human effort, less equipment, less time, and less space – while coming closer to providing customers with exactly what they want, maximizing project satisfaction. (21 CLPs/PDUs) 12 12. Project Management Using Microsoft Project The 3-day Project Management Using Microsoft Project course provides an introduction to the process of managing a project using the Microsoft Project application. Participants will be provided with real-world tips o reinforce their understanding of Microsoft Project and how it can play into everyday work situations. This course guides participants through hands-on exercises to expand their knowledge of Microsoft Project. Particular emphasis will be placed on the scheduling and monitoring phases of a project, along with hands-on learning that participants will immediately be able to apply to their jobs. (21 CLPs/PDUs) 13 13. Advanced Project Management The 3-day Advanced Project Management course provides Project Managers who want to expand their project management skillsets with an opportunity to explore new concepts and approaches in the eld of Project Management. This course teaches participants how to manage multiple projects that are competing for resources to best serve the overall strategy of the organization. This course provides participants with a practical and functional understanding of the more complex and challenging areas in Project Management, such as ful lling complex requirements, identifying risks and opportunities, exploring why projects fail. Participants will explore advanced concepts in earned value management, various work breakdown structures, performance measurements baselines, schedule development and progression, and an in-depth review on all aspects of risk in a project. (21 CLPs/PDUs) 14 14. Recovering Troubled Projects The 3-day Recovering Troubled Projects course is geared towards Project Managers who want to expand their project management skillset to include ideas and techniques about saving failing and challenged projects. Approximately, one out every of eight IT projects are cancelled, and another 50% are challenged either in meeting schedule, cost, or both! This program is designed for experienced project managers who want to go beyond the fundamentals and develop deep expertise in recovering critical organizational strategic efforts. This program teaches students how to identify causes of project challenges that might lead to failure and how to successfully intervene in failing projects. (21 CLPs/PDUs) 15 15. Certified Associate In Project Management (CAPM)® Prep The 3-day CAPM® Prep course is an intensive training program based on the Project Management Institute’s PMI’s) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This course employs unique study strategies to teach students the fundamentals of the project management discipline as defined in the PMBOK® Guide and translate that learning into student success on the CAPM® exam. The course reviews the PMI® project management framework; the ten knowledge areas; and strategies for studying for and taking the examination. (21 CLPs/PDUs) Are You Seeking Certification In Project Management? The Reed Learning Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep Course is designed for busy project managers who want to earn their PMP® certification… FAST. This Boot Camp satisfies the 35-hour formal project management training requirement by PMI® necessary for PMP® certification, and will get you certified! Guaranteed!* Reed instructors are PMP® certified, have extensive real world experience, and are skilled in utilizing a variety of learning techniques in teaching students with diverse academic and cultural backgrounds, interests, needs, and abilities. All Reed delivered courses are fully vetted through a comprehensive quality assurance program, consistent with protocols established through PMI® as part of the R.E.P. program. 16 16. Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep The 35-hour Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep course prepares participants to sit for the PMP® certification exam from the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. This course satisfies the 35-hour formal project management contact hours required by PMI® to sit for the PMP® certification exam. Days 1-4 provide an in-depth overview of the PMBOK® Guide, including strategies for preparing for and taking the exam. Day 5 provides a review of the material to ensure proper understanding and an electronic simulated PMP® Exam (200 questions and a four hour time limit) to familiarize participants with the exam process, ease test anxiety, and provide insight into a participant’s preparedness for the exam. Due to the nature of this course, this class size is restricted to 18 participants. (35 CLPs/PDUs) COURSE INCLUDES Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc. Reed Project Management Success Sheet Rita Mulcahy’s PMP® Exam Prep, Ninth Edition PMP® Certification Student Guide with printed copies of all course slides Transcender® Test Preparation and Exam Simulation Software Reed 35 Hour Professional Development Unit (PDU) Certificate WHY GET A PMP® Certification? “PMI®’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP® certification demonstrates that you have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct projects. This recognition is seen through increased marketability to employers and higher salary; according to the PMI® Project Management Salary Survey–Seventh Edition, certification positively impacts project manager salaries.”(PMI.org) REED’S PMP® EXAM PREP GUARANTEE! The Reed Project Management Training for PMP® is one of the best exam prep courses in the industry, and as a result, the effectiveness of the course is guaranteed. If a student does not pass the PMP® Exam after completing the Project Management Training for PMP® Exam Certification Prep course, the student may sit through the next PMP® Exam Preparation Training course at no cost. In addition, the instructor will review the student’s exam score and develop a study strategy to based on improving the student’s low scoring areas of the exam and thereby ensuring future success. PMI, PMP, CAPM, PMBOK and the PMI Registered Education Provider logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.